Ohio collective bargaining law to go before voters in November

[JURIST] Ohio voters will decide whether to repeal a law [SB 5 text, PDF] limiting the collective bargaining rights of state workers after opponents of the bill gathered 915,456 signatures [press release] Thursday, almost 700,000 more than the required 231,147 signatures. The bill was passed [JURIST report] in March, but will not go into effect until it survives the public referendum in November. The law includes [summary] provisions prohibiting public employees from striking and disallowing public unions to collectively bargain…

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